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Transfer Messages

I just got a Pixel 3. How can I transfer my Messages from my Pixel 1 to my Pixel 3? I want MMS - I want included photos - not just text (SMS?). My photos and Contacts are no problem because those ...
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How do I prevent Android messenger from automatically creating links out of typos?

due to the keyboard layout, I often accidentally type a [.], and Messenger (on Google Pixl generation 1) will create a link if the surrounding text can resolve into some website -- eg "for.me" ...
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Smiley face doesn't work

All of my Emojis work, except one. This one ☺️. In the emoji archive it's listed simply as "smiley face". It works in every other application except Google messages (not to be confused with Facebook ...
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Text message on multiple Messaging applications on same device

Presently, I am using stock Message app(Lineage 14.1, System app). Now, I have installed and made Google Messenger as default app(installed from Play Store). When a message is received, a message ...
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Android Messages can't send images

I am using "Android Messages" (until recently called "Google Messenger") for SMS on my Moto G (3rd generation). Works fine, except for sending images. It tries (Sending...) for a few minutes, and ...
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Google Messenger : Moto g4 / g4 plus does not show links in SMS

As shown in the screenshot (sorry it's in French), Google Messenger does not display links under phone numbers on my Moto G4 Plus (Moto G4 has the same problem). In this case I was expecting (like ...
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Can Emoticons in Google Messenger be Moved or Rearranged

There are two emoticons in Messenger that I like to use more than others. Unfortunately, you have to slide quite a few pages to find them. They are located right next to each other. Is there a way ...
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How can I rename an app on my phone, and what are the consequences?

Both Facebook and Google have apps called 'Messenger'. So, of course, when I use Google Now to open it, a la "Okay Google, open App Messenger" it seems like it's usually not the one I want. 1) ...
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WAP Push messages - what and why are they?

I've recently noticed that my phone received a strange SMS from sender called "wap_push_si!". Googling about this message provides that it might be some kind of cellular-network-carrier maintenance/...
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Is there method to send by not using SMS?

I tried to send a message. After that, it displays the following toast: SMS is unable. I can't use SMS. Is there a method to send messages by not using SMS?
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Receiving Chinese blocks of texts in the Messaging app

My wife is getting some weird text messages as replies in middle of conversations with her friends. The messages are blocks of Chinese characters. She gets these in the stock messaging app from ...
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MMS images do not work in Google Messenger

I am using Google Messenger application as my default text messenger application. I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4. When I get text messages that have images, the image stays frozen at "downloading..." ...
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Google Messenger - Cannot search thread

My Google Messenger app will no longer let me search threads. One of the suggestions I found was to reinstall the app, but then I will lose the messages that I wanted to search. Any recommendations?
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Google Messenger: Incorrect profile letter

I recently moved from Hangouts to Messenger as my default SMS app. The profile letter icon against the messages I send is showing to be incorrect (letter 'S' instead of 'R' which shows up on other ...
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How do I save/lock specific comment bubbles within a text message thread?

Is it possible to make the downloaded SMS application, "Google Messenger" save just part of a thread in a text conversation on my Moto E Android phone? Example: I'm chatting back and forth with a ...
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Help understanding the integration between Google Voice, Hangouts, and Messenger

I've had Google voice with Sprint since day 1, I love everything about it. Hangouts added some great features like MMS but to search the body of old messages I still have to use Google Voice. This ...
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What does “Can't send message on card 1, error 21” mean?

I'm trying to send an SMS with Messenger on my new Nexus 5X running Lollipop, but sending always fails with Can't send message on card 1, error 21. Receiving SMS and making phone calls works fine. ...
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Removing a contact from “Direct Share” panel

I just migrated to Android 6.0 and the 'Share to' panel has a new grey area on top of the various apps in which it puts contacts that, I assume, you pin there. This would be a good feature, except a ...
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Google Voice text forwarded to Hangout also shows up in Messenger app

I've just got an android phone (Nexus 5X). I have setup Google Voice to send/receive SMS in Hangout. Under the "Phone" menu in Google Voice, the option to "Receive text messages on this phone" is ...
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Download multimedia message with WiFi calling enabled

I find that if I get sent an MMS message while connected to WiFi calling it never downloads. And retrying the download never works either. Galaxy s4 Google messaging app